Patrick Mahomes Addresses Gun-Control Stance And Presidential Endorsement After Super Bowl Shooting

Photo: Instagram/Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes, a prominent figure in the NFL and recently named one of Time magazine's "Most Influential People," has spoken out about the tragic shooting during the Super Bowl parade in Kansas City, Missouri.

During the celebration for the team's second consecutive title, a shooting occurred, leaving one person dead and several others injured.

As news of the incident spread, many took to social media to call for stricter gun-control laws. Mahomes expressed his condolences, donated to a victims' aid fund, and visited the injured in the hospital.

Photo: Instagram/Patrick Mahomes

However, when asked about his stance on gun-control measures, Mahomes told Time magazine that he prefers to educate himself thoroughly before making a statement. "I want to understand the issue fully before making a comment. We need to find a solution to stop these incidents," he said.

In the past, Mahomes has been active in social and political issues. He supported calls for the NFL to address the death of George Floyd and joined LeBron James in encouraging voter participation during the 2020 election. Despite his involvement, Mahomes has not publicly endorsed a presidential candidate, emphasizing the importance of individual research and choice.

As Mahomes and the Chiefs set their sights on a historic third consecutive Super Bowl win, his thoughtful approach to complex issues continues to define his public persona.

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Source: Fox News 

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